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Quick Details

  • CAS No.: 88-04-0
  • Other Names: PCMX/Chloroxylenol/Parachlorometaxylenol
  • MF: C8H9ClO
  • EINECS No.: 201-793-8
  • Place of Origin: Jiangsu, China (Mainland)
  • Purity: 99% wt% Min
  • Appearance: White to cream crystal or flake
  • Usage: Cosmetic Raw Materials, Detergent Raw Materials, Hair Care Chemicals, hand sanitizer additive
  • Brand Name: HX
  • Model Number: HX-01
  • Odor: Phenol-like
  • specification: BP

Packaging & Delivery

Packaging Details 25 kg /cardboard drum with PE inner bag
Delivery Time two weeks

Chemical Name

PCMX, Chloroxylenol, Para-Chloro-Meta-Xylenol,4-Chloro-3,5-Xylenol, p-Chloro-m-Xylenol,4-Chloro-3,5-Dimethylphenol

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Physical and Chemical Properties

Chloroxylenol (PCMX) is a secure, high-efficient, broad spectrum, low-toxic antiseptic. Chloroxylenol (PCMX)   has large potency to Gram-positive, Gram-negative, epiphyte and mildew approved by FDA . Chloroxylenol (PCMX)  has good chemical stability and does not lose the activity in normal storage conditions. The solubility of Chloroxylenol (PCMX) in water is 0.03wt%, freely soluble in organic solvent such as alcohols, ethers, polyglycols, etc. and solutions of alkali hydroxides.


Quality Specification




White to off-white crystal



Active Matter

99.0wt% Min

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Residue on ignition

0.1 wt% Max


0.5 wt% Max



Chloroxylenol (PCMX)  is low-poison antibacterial, frequently used in personal care products such as hand-cleaning detergent, soap, dandruff control shampoo and healthy products, etc. The common dosage of Chloroxylenol (PCMX)  in lotion as follows: 0.5~1 wt‰ in liquid detergent, 1 wt% in antibacterial handing detergent, 4.5~5 wt% in disinfectant. What’s more, Chloroxylenol (PCMX)  has been used in other fields such as glue, painting, paints additive, textile, pulp,etc.





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